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Cohosts Morgan and Shannon are friends from college giving the hot-takey millennial perspective. We dish out pop culture topics, a few segments related to our fav Kanye called "Ye Whisper" where we explain what someone actually meant by the problematic statement they made; and a "theme du jour." Episode themes range from discussions on education, feminism, race, relationships, politics, world affairs, careers, technology, "Problematic Faves,"etc. Whatever the theme, we attempt to provide a holistic, humorous, and empathetic perspective -- we like to 'splain all sides, even if we don't necessarily agree because ware mature millenials.. :) Follow us on Twitter and Instagram via @TwoWiseJawns.

Cohosts Morgan and Shannon are friends from college giving the hot-takey millennial perspective. We dish out pop culture topics, a few segments related to our fav Kanye called "Ye Whisper" where we explain what someone actually meant by the problematic statement they made; and a "theme du jour." Episode themes range from discussions on education, feminism, race, relationships, politics, world affairs, careers, technology, "Problematic Faves,"etc. Whatever the theme, we attempt to provide a holistic, humorous, and empathetic perspective -- we like to 'splain all sides, even if we don't necessarily agree because ware mature millenials.. :) Follow us on Twitter and Instagram via @TwoWiseJawns.
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Cohosts Morgan and Shannon are friends from college giving the hot-takey millennial perspective. We dish out pop culture topics, a few segments related to our fav Kanye called "Ye Whisper" where we explain what someone actually meant by the problematic statement they made; and a "theme du jour." Episode themes range from discussions on education, feminism, race, relationships, politics, world affairs, careers, technology, "Problematic Faves,"etc. Whatever the theme, we attempt to provide a holistic, humorous, and empathetic perspective -- we like to 'splain all sides, even if we don't necessarily agree because ware mature millenials.. :) Follow us on Twitter and Instagram via @TwoWiseJawns.

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Episodes

Episode 49 | Masculinity Identity Crisis

6/6/2018
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"She founded the movement." Alana that is. She coined the portmanteau "incel" via her blog "Alana’s Involuntary Celibacy Project." The blog was centered around her struggles in her romantic life simply being found desirable. To her chagrin, the state of "involuntary celibacy" resonated with male internet dwellers more than her female peers and so sis was co-opted by the angry and the sexless. This episode we attempt to unpack the trend of discontent and disarray experienced by the mens...

Duration:01:39:31

Episode 48 | Royal Razzle Dazzle

5/28/2018
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We recorded this episode the day of or after the Royal Wedding, but then.. we went on vacation, so here we are! Long story short, the British Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was African American as all get out and we're convinced that was because of HARRY and not our good sis, Meghan daughter of the ever regal, radiant, cool Doria Ragland. Anyway shout out to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's union! WE LOVE A SCAMMER... WE MEAN PLANNER. HOT TOPICS: - Malcolm X Happy...

Duration:01:12:07

Episode 47 | What Kanye is trying to say if he could say things.

5/8/2018
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You've missed our cackles, we know. We're back with a #YeWhisper masquerading as a new episode. Between Donald Trump, Donald Glover, and Kanye Omari West we are mentally EXHAUSTED. And ya know we think that's Kanye's issue -- he's tired. He wants to be free of minority angst, of black angst! He wants the peace of mind of being a Calabasas dwelling white man! God bless! We know our best friend often lacks the capacity to articulate cogent thought and so we are here to do it for you. And...

Duration:01:23:19

Episode 46 | Friendzone Whore

4/2/2018
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Episode 46 of #TwoWiseJawns is available for your listening pleasure on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn, and SoundCloud. The topic du jour is "the friend zone." We explore if it's actually a thing? If it's experienced by men or women more? Who's acting more entitled to whom? How does one land in it? How does one exit it? What is its inverse? And also how our dear, sweet co-host Shan has been accused of coyly placing all of the mens squarely in the thick of it! Shame her! Shun...

Duration:01:08:43

Episode 45 | Three Billboards for Serena!

3/10/2018
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Episode 45 of #TwoWiseJawns is available for your listening pleasure on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, TuneIn, and SoundCloud. The topic du jour is LETTING THAT HURT GO! Set it free sis, bro. The person you liked in 1st grade liked someone else? LET IT GO. The girls didn't like you because you "liked anime"? LET IT GO, but more importantly take the time to reflect on the fact that's not the anime that's deterring the ladies and it surely isn't Michael B. Jordan :) You were roasted...

Duration:01:15:42

Episode 43 | "I get it, but hmm, not for me."

1/30/2018
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The heteros don't have the range and never have! Just kidding. But today we focus on the African American mens and womens; and their dating woes specifically. We particularly examine the subset of African American men who seem to prefer everything but black women, but especially white women. This episode was inspired by the ruminations of James Earl Jones circa 1960s and Harry Belafonte via Eartha Kitt circa 1950s and; though we didn't cover it in this episode, our good man Quincy Jones...

Duration:01:11:34

Episode 42 | Issa Wrap on 2017

12/28/2017
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Episode 42 of #TwoWiseJawns is available for your listening pleasure on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, and SoundCloud. It's our end of the year review. We dish on the political and cultural events that piqued our interest. Imagine Barbara Walters' "Most Fascinating People of the Year" list, but more... "oooh girl." We dish out our Roses of 2017. We dish out our Thorns of 2017. And then we also rebuke some things that took place in 2017, because "oooh girl" we can't bring that...

Duration:01:03:42

Episode 41 | She's Gotta Have It

12/5/2017
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Episode 41 of #TwoWiseJawns is available for your listening pleasure on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, and SoundCloud. "She's Gotta Have It" was Spike Lee's insightful 1986 film about a liberated woman extolling her self-expression and reclaiming her time! ..by wasting other people's tehe. Why must dating always be so zero-sum! This episode we discuss the 2017 take on "She's Gotta Have It" which premiered on Netflix Thanksgiving Day as a series. Thanks to Nola Darling, we deep dive...

Duration:01:36:20

Episode 40 | MY AMEX IS TIRED

11/19/2017
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Episode 40 of #TwoWiseJawns is available for your listening pleasure on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, and SoundCloud. “I wish I can be a basketball wife without being a basketball wife.” - a listener, a jawn. Have we been doing this all wrong? By "we," we mean us independent ladies everywhere. By "this," we mean life sis. Were we fed a lie? Is working a scam? Are "gold diggers" the true wokes? Morg and Shan posit on whether or not feminist ideals are for us. Draya and Diana Ross...

Duration:01:18:12

Episode 38 | How Do The Heteros Do It?

10/14/2017
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Sorry guys! We're going to blame this on Morgan's jet lag subsconsiously trying to etch Shannon out! Version of this episode uploaded yesterday was just Morgan talking to herself. Smh! Enjoy the actual episode! -- Episode 38 of #TwoWiseJawns is available for your listening pleasure on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, and SoundCloud. Are you a "nag"? Or are you simply emotionally labored? Last week the internet blazed atwitter with conversations and think-pieces on "Emotional Labor"...

Duration:01:13:08

Episode 37 | Hella Bonfused, Insecurr Season 2 Recap

9/18/2017
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Episode 37 of #TwoWiseJawns is available for your listening pleasure on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, and SoundCloud. We really wanted to name this episode "Due North was excellent" or "I hate slavery!!!!," but alas, shout out to Crenshaw! Or is it Compton? Or South Central? Listen, we aren't from L.A. This episode is a recap of season 2 of Insecure! Our thoughts. Our concerns (mostly for the genitals of the characters). Our joy. Issa. Molly. Tiffany. Kelli. Lawrence. Daniel....

Duration:01:28:10

Episode 33 | OITNB - Issa Riot!

7/12/2017
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A white nationalist, white supremacist, and Nazi walk into a bar.. and together start a riot at Litchfield's classiest female prison. Jk! The blacks and latinx incited it! Tehe. This episode we deliver our two cents on season 5 of Netflix's Orange Is The New Black! Will Maria and Gloria ever reunite with their kids? Will Flaritza break Youtube MUA records? Will Taystee get justice for Poussey? Will Red and Blanca rival Obama and Biden as best bromance ever? Will Piper and Alex tie the knot...

Duration:01:24:03

Episode 32 | What's 'It'?

6/24/2017
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Inspired by Tinashe’s interview with The Guardian and her thoughts on her stalled carer, we discuss the factors we think lead to the making of iconic pop stars; and discuss some of the pop stars that may or may not have started their descent. Our list includes Rihanna and also Taylor Swift. It has the range! But some of the gorls do not :( Hot Topics: * Latest season of House of Cards is dictating reality: Terror attacks in London, former FBI Director Comey's hearings, Otto Warmbier's...

Duration:01:32:00

Episode 31 | #AreYouOkSis?

6/5/2017
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Annie, are you okay? Brother friend, how are you? It's the Two Wise Jawns checking in.. a Mental Health Check if you will. Today we discuss support networks, mental health, emotional trauma, and every day stress. Many of us focus too much on how we present. We tend to neglect how we actually feel. How we're actually processing our everyday experiences - the good and the bad. How we fail to utilize our support networks out of fear of being a burden or appearing 'lesser.' We say drop the...

Duration:01:25:07

Episode 30 | Dear _____ People

5/16/2017
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Art imitating life imitating art imitating life. This episode the Two Wise Jawns talk about the movie turned breakout Netflix television series "Dear White People." Both jawns graduated from their very own Winchester --Cornell University, and ya know, Dear White People felt accurate, if a bit over the top. Is the show relatable? Is the commentary incisive? Problematic? Nuanced? Humorous? We say all of the above! Listen and "mmhmm, girl" as we delve in 2017's inversed and flipped School...

Duration:01:18:59

Episode 29 | Who knew it would be this hard?

5/4/2017
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Trump’s First Hundred Days finished this past Saturday, April 29th. Such importance cause the best time to judge someone is when they clearly don’t know what the hell they’re doing. Well we're happy to the do the judging - from foreign policy to Twitter fingas! HOT TOPICS: - Bill O' Reilly's been cancelled. He's old. - Aaron Hernandez's 30 for 30 is going to win awards. - FYRE Festival.. where rich kids paid good money for the refugee experience and great Insta shots. - Shea Moisture...

Duration:01:18:59

Episode 27 | You can literally opt tf out... sort of, maybe, jk!

4/6/2017
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We've all read or are familiar with Brave New World or 1984 or Citizen Kane or Clockwork Orange and all of the literary classics about the looming presence of "Big Brother." With the advancements in technology and the ubiquity of it, have we reached the point of no return? Is "privacy" as we've assumed it to be a thing of the distant past? Is anything truly private anymore? How often do we opt into it knowingly or unknowingly? This and more on this episode of Two Wise Jawns. We also joke...

Duration:01:08:37

Episode 26 | "Perf, he looks urban now."

3/21/2017
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Relating to another person can be hard. Can be even harder if you're overcoming cultural barriers. Let’s dive into being the token for your token! This episode is all about interracial dating! Recorded Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Duration:01:00:05

Episode 25 | Get TF Out

3/7/2017
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The timing was nigh. Get Out​'s time was now. That clever, clever Jordan Peele of Key & Peele​ fame did the damn thing. Gorgeous movie, beautifully shot. This episode we devote our hot takin' to the themes and nuances of Get Out. We have a lot lot to unpack. Come laugh and dissect with us. MAJOR SPOILER ALERT If you've yet to see the movie, you can enjoy Hot Topics without fearing spoilers for the first 42 minutes. Anything after that is fair game playa, playa. This week Trump is literally...

Duration:01:19:52

Episode 24 | Alt Loving

2/22/2017
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One fish, two fish, one man, two d**ks. This episode we get into "Alternative Romances." We talk Monogamy. We talk Open Relationships. We talk Polyamory. We talk Polygamy. We talk Polygany. It's 2017! Love is love is love. But is all love sustainable? Do you and your boo or your collective boos have the range? In other news Morg still hasn't recovered from Rihanna's egregious SNUB by the Recording Academy and Shan's still ain't sure monogamy is even a natural state. Recorded Sunday, February...

Duration:01:06:09